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Defiant back on water as America's Cup World Series nears

Jan. 6, 2020 6:34 PM EST

The New York Yacht Club's American Magic sailing team returns to the water Tuesday at its winter base in Pensacola, Florida, to resume training for the first warmup regatta for the 36th America's Cup. American Magic shipped Defiant, its new 75-foot foiling monohull, from Newport, Rhode Island, to Pensacola late...

FILE - This undated file image provided by the U.S. Navy shows Rear Adm. Jeffrey Harley, president of the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, R.I. Harley was removed from his post in June, days after The Associated Press reported he was under investigation amid allegations of mismanagement. (U.S. Navy via AP, File)

Ex-war college head to retire, pending investigation results

Dec. 31, 2019 2:46 PM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The U.S. Navy will allow a senior officer who was removed as president of the Naval War College to retire at his current rank, the service said Tuesday, though the terms of his retirement could change depending on the results of an open investigation. The Navy secretary approved a...